Jaume Plensa

Photo by Anchor Imagery
Humming

2011
100 x 37 x 44 1/2 inches
marble, lead

Museum Purchase, Walkey Fund, the Stephen and Sybil Stone Foundation, and supporters at the 2012 deCordova Benefit. Dedicated to Mary Levin Koch, in honor of her great leadership and generous support of deCordova’s Curatorial Program, 2012.23

Born 1955, Barcelona, Spain
Lives and works in Barcelona, Spain

Figurative sculptor Jaume Plensa is an internationally acclaimed public artist. He is perhaps most associated with The Crown Fountain (2004) in Chicago’s Millennium Park, which is a modern twist on an ancient civic symbol.  More info...

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